Record prices follow surge in activity

Watson, Tom
June 2007
Farmers Weekly;6/8/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 23, p81
Trade Publication
The author offers an outlook for agriculture in Great Britain for 2007. He notes that the arable sector has remained optimistic. He states that the increase in land prices in North and East Yorkshire, England was a result of limited supply and surge of activity in the area. He stresses that strong demand for farms is fueled by a variety of potential buyers. He mentions that lifestyle buyers continue to purchase smallholdings/residential farms while amenity/equestrian buyers go for pony paddocks.


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